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Could The Universe be a Wave emanating from a greater source?

  1. Feb 21, 2012 #1
    Is it physically possible that the entire universe and everything in it, in a form of a Wave, emitted from a source? That the Big Bang wasn't the point of all creation, but only our universe getting pulsated from a source. And what we see as expansion really could be the Wave (or pulse?) being emitted outwards in a ripple from the source?

    My main point is; could something like this be somewhat plausible according to any laws of physics? or is it too in possible?
    Last edited: Feb 21, 2012
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  3. Feb 22, 2012 #2


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    Welcome to PF. It's great that you're thinking about such things, however it's not really possible to answer your question, since it is somewhat vague. And then, besides, if we delve into this issue any more, we are in danger of wandering out of the allowed topics, and breaking PF rules. Thus, I'm going to close this thread.

    However, you might like to take a look at, e.g., the https://www.physicsforums.com/forumdisplay.php?f=206 [Broken], and specifically https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=506991 [Broken] which explains why there is no centre of the universe, or 'point of creation'.

    If, having read up a bit more on standard cosmology, you have further questions, feel free to open a new thread, but be mindful of the forum rules.
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